Frequenty Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: What is the CUET and which universities use it for admissions?

  • The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) is being introduced for admission into UG and PG Programmes in all Central Universities it was introduced in the academic session 2021-22 by the Ministry of Education, (MoE).
  • The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) will provide a common platform and equal opportunities to candidates across the country, especially those from rural and other remote areas, and help establish better connections with the Universities.
  • The CUET is a single examination that will enable the candidates to cover a wide outreach and be part of the admissions process to various Central Universities, State, Private, and Deemed universities although at present more than 300 universities conduct their admission through the CUET examination Delhi University, Ambedkar University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Millia Islamia University, DSEU, Delhi Technical University, Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, Banaras Hindu University, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Rajiv Gandhi University, University of Allahabad, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and many more.
  • This CUET examination is conducted through the National Testing Agency (NTA) which was established through The Ministry of Education (MoE). The NTA is an independent, autonomous, and self-sustained premier testing organization under the Societies Registration Act (1860) for conducting efficient, transparent, and international standardized tests to assess the competency of candidates for admission to premier higher education institutions with the mission to improve equity and quality in education by developing and administering research-based valid, reliable, efficient, transparent, fair and international level assessments.
  • CUET examination is a fully Computer Based Test that is conducted by NTA at their centers.

Q: How is the CUET exam structured?

A: Common University Entrance Test (CUET) UG exam structured under Languages Test + Class XII subjects (Domains)Test + General Test, covering most of the subjects/languages offered by most of the Universities.

Candidate has to choose the test he is required to appear in, as required for admission to the desired course in the desired University.

CUET (UG) – will consist of the following 3 Sections:

Section IA – 13 Languages

Section IB – 20 Languages

Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects

Section III – General Test

Broad features of CUET (UG) are as follows:


Subjects/ Tests

Questions to be Attempted

Section IA – Languages

Section IB - Languages

There are 13 different languages. Any of these languages may be chosen.

There are 20 Languages. Any of these languages may be chosen.
40 questions to be attempted out of 50 in each language.
Section II– Domain Specific Subjects There are 27 Domains specific subjects being offered under this section. A candidate may choose any subject as desired by the applicable University/ Universities.

40 Questions to be attempted out of 50.

For Subjects of Accountancy, Physics, Economics, Computer Science / Informative Practices, and Mathematics / Applied Mathematics, and Chemistry, candidates will be given 60 minutes.

For other subjects / languages, 45 minutes will be given

Section III - General Test For any such undergraduate programme / programmes being offered by Universities where a General Test is being used for admission.  50 Questions to be attempted out of 60 questions in 60 minutes.

Section IA Languages (13): Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

Section IB Languages (20): French, Spanish, German, Nepali, Persian, Italian, Arabic, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, Manipuri, Santhali, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Japanese, Russian, Chinese.

Domain Specific Subjects (27):

1. Accountancy/ Book Keeping  

2. Biology/ Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry

3. Business Studies                                

4. Computer Science/ Informatics Practices

5. Chemistry                  

6. Economics/Business Economics

7. Engineering Graphics

8. Entrepreneurship

9. Geography/Geology              

10. History

11. Home Science                                 

12. Knowledge Tradition and Practices of India

13. Legal Studies             

14. Environmental Science

15. Mathematics                                   

16. Physical Education/ NCC /Yoga

17. Physics                                           

18. Political Science

19. Psychology                                     

20. Sociology

21. Teaching Aptitude                          

22. Agriculture

23. Mass Media/ Mass Communication

24. Anthropology

25. Fine Arts/ Visual Arts (Sculpture/ Painting)/Commercial Arts,

26. Performing Arts                               

27. Sanskrit (For all Shastri (Undergraduate) courses being offered in Sanskrit, a candidate may choose Sanskrit as the Domain Subject from Section II.

For choosing Sanskrit as Language a candidate may choose Sanskrit from Section IB which will be used for testing their Reading Comprehension (based on different types of passages– Factual, Literary, and Narrative, [Literary Aptitude and Vocabulary].

Q: What is the marking scheme and time duration for the CUET?

A: The CUET examination is a fully Computer Based Test which is divided into 3 sections where each question is worth 5 marks with a negative marking of -1 for every incorrect answer.

Section IA & IB – 40 out of 50 questions are to be attempted

Total Marks for Section I: 200 marks

Time Duration : 45 minutes

Section II – 40 out of 50 questions are to be attempted

Each Domain is of 200 marks

Time Duration : 45 minutes for each domain


In subjects like: Accountancy, Economics, Physics, Computer Science / Informatics Practices, Chemistry and Mathematics / Applied Mathematics duration of the test will be 60 minutes.

Section III – 50 out of 60 questions are to be attempted.

Total Marks for Section III: 250 marks

Time Duration :  60 minutes


Q: How should I prepare for the domain-specific subjects in the CUET?

A: The syllabus for the subject/domain tests of CUET (UG) will be based on Class 12 NCERT so that there is no pressure on the candidates to prepare for both exams. The effort that would be required to do well at CUET (UG) will also help candidates prepare well for their Board Examinations and vice-versa. Therefore, it would strengthen their learning.

Students must go through every line, table, and image of NCERT.

Q: What resources should I use to improve my English for the CUET?

A: A: English is a most important part of the CUET examination which comes under section IA under language, the aim of this is to check the language proficiency of the student. The English language is a prerequisite for all courses in Undergraduate program like B.Com (H), B. A (H), BBA, BMS, BBE, IP-MAT, and for other examinations.

For the English section, we need to focus on Reading Comprehension, Jumbled Sentence, Vocabulary, Phrase Replacement, Sentence Improvement, Wrong Spelt, Finding out the Error, Synonyms & antonyms, One-word substitution, Conjunctions, Error Spotting, and many more.

Students must also read newspapers which will enhance vocabulary and increase reading comprehension skills.

Some recommended Books are:

Book Author
Amazing English Anish George
Art of Comprehension

Trevor Andrew Bryan

English Grammar & Composition

Wren and Martin

Advanced English and Reading Comprehension

Diane Engelhardt

30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary

Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

How to Avoid Common Error


Q: How can I improve my skills for the General Test section of the CUET?

A: A: The CUET General Test, a pivotal component of the Common University Entrance Test, evaluates candidates across quantitative reasoning, logical and analytical thinking, numerical abilities, and current affairs. This covers Section III of the CUET examination where 60 questions will be asked and the student has to answer 50 questions in 60 minutes where every wrong answer leads to -1.

  1. Quantitative Reasoning:

Thorough Conceptual Coverage: Prioritize an in-depth understanding of quantitative reasoning concepts, including cubes, squares, equations, and fundamental mathematical principles.

Consistent Daily Practice: Elevate your reasoning proficiency by engaging in the daily practice of 40–50 questions.

Strategic Error Analysis: Systematically analyze errors to pinpoint areas of improvement, maintaining a scrupulous record of progress.

Efficient Calculating Skills: While solving a question you must keep a watch on time to enhance speed in calculations to adeptly manage time during the exam.

  1. Logical and Analytical Thinking:

Holistic Question Approach: Develop expertise in various logical and analytical question types, encompassing classification, verbal reasoning, and analogies.

Puzzle-solving Prowess: Improve puzzle-solving skills through rigorous practice and strategic analysis of challenging segments.

Real-world Application: Apply logical and analytical insight to practical scenarios for a nuanced understanding.

Targeted Weakness Identification: Identify and address weak areas, especially focusing on complicated topics like inequalities and syllogisms.

  1. Numerical Abilities:

Structured Study Regimen: Formulate a systematic study schedule, allocating dedicated time to cover numerical ability topics comprehensively.

Focused Practice on Common Questions: Direct efforts toward mastering common questions related to non-verbal series, analogies, coding and decoding, etc.

Real-world Application: Apply numerical ability principles to practical scenarios for enhanced comprehension.

  1. General Knowledge and Current Affairs Practice:

General Knowledge and Current Affairs are vast areas of CUET examination. It covers the areas of Important Days, General Polity, Geography, Indian History, Books and Authors, Science and Technology, Sports, Awards and Honors, Science – Inventions and discoveries, Defence exercises, encompassing national and international topics, art and culture.

  1. Preparation Strategies for CUET General Knowledge and Current Affairs a student must:

Stay Updated: Daily reading of newspapers like The Hindu or The Indian Express is essential for staying informed about national and international affairs.

  1. Consistency is Key:

Maintain a consistent study schedule, including regular newspaper reading and solving Current Affairs quizzes. Reading newspapers also enhances your vocabulary and reading skills which play an important role in English Language tests.

Some recommended Books for General test are:

Book Author

Complete Mathematics

Lucent's Publication

Quantitative Aptitude 

R.S. Aggarwal

Data interpretation

RS Agarwal

Analytical Reasoning

M K Pandey

Logical and Non-Verbal Reasoning

R. Gupta

Current Affairs


Magazines  Pratiyogita Darpan and Competition Success Review

General Knowledge

Manorama Yearbook 2024 and NCERTS

Q: Why is time management important for the CUET, and how can I improve it?

A:  A: As a student gearing up for the Common University Entrance Test (CUET), mastering the skill of time management is pivotal. Juggling academic commitments becomes even more formidable when preparing for a significant examination like CUET. Nevertheless, with a strategic approach and the right mind-set, one can navigate this challenge adeptly, thereby improving the likelihood of success.

Key Strategies for Enhancing Time Management:

Develop a Comprehensive Study Plan:

  • Begin by evaluating your academic strengths and weaknesses.
  • Identify topics demanding focused attention.
  • Create a well-structured study plan that allocates sufficient time for each subject.
  • Divide study sessions into manageable intervals, incorporating revision and practice tests.

Task Prioritization:

  • Once the study plan is in place, prioritize tasks based on their significance and urgency.
  • Concentrate on critical topics first and dedicate more time to weaker areas.
  • Ensure ample time is allocated for revision and practice tests to reinforce understanding.

Time Blocks Technique:

  • Employ the time blocks method during the CUET exam by allocating specific durations to particular tasks.
  • For instance, assign certain time to study a specific topic, followed by a 15-minute break, before transitioning to the next subject.

Distraction Elimination:

  • Minimize distractions during study sessions by choosing a quiet, well-lit environment.
  • Silence or turn off your phone, steer clear of social media, and consider using tools like noise-canceling headphones.

Incorporate Regular Breaks:

  • Take short breaks every hour to rejuvenate your mind and enhance overall productivity.
  • Utilize break time for stretching, short walks, or relaxing activities to maintain focus.

Ensure Adequate Sleep:

  • Prioritize sufficient sleep, aiming for at least seven hours each night.
  • Maintain a consistent sleep schedule to enhance alertness and productivity during study sessions.

Practice Time Management Techniques:

  • Implement proven time management techniques
  • Regularly assess performance in time-based mock tests to refine your approach. For that EDUPREPARATOR CUET Test series is best one, as this test series stands out as India’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based platform, enabling students to benchmark their performance against peers and providing detailed insights into their strengths and weaknesses.

Sustain Motivation:

  • Set realistic goals and reward yourself upon achieving them.
  • Infuse fun into study sessions, like using colorful notes or studying with a friend.
  • Reflect on your CUET aspirations to stay motivated throughout the preparation journey.
  • In conclusion, effective time management is the linchpin for CUET success. By adhering to a well-crafted study plan, prioritizing tasks, employing time blocks, minimizing distractions, taking breaks, ensuring sufficient sleep, practicing time management techniques, and sustaining motivation, candidates can master time management and significantly enhance their chances of success.

Q: How important is maintaining a healthy routine during CUET preparation?

A: Maintaining a healthy routine during CUET preparation is of utmost importance, playing a pivotal role in achieving academic success. A healthy lifestyle not only contributes to physical well-being but also enhances cognitive functions, concentration, and overall performance. Here's a comprehensive exploration of the significance of maintaining a healthy routine during CUET preparation:

Balanced Diet: Ensuring a balanced diet is fundamental for CUET students, with nutrition directly impacting stress levels. Incorporating a variety of foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, dairy products, healthy fats, and proteins, supports overall health. Regular, timely meals, coupled with proper hydration, are essential to sustain energy levels and manage stress.

Regular Exercise: Physical activity is a cornerstone of well-being and directly influences mental health. Integrating regular exercise, such as sports or recreational activities, into the routine releases endorphins, reducing stress and enhancing mood. A 30-minute workout contributes to improved cognitive abilities, memory, and reasoning, ensuring a holistic approach to preparation.

Adequate Sleep: Quality sleep is paramount for optimal health and academic performance. Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night to mitigate stress, improve concentration, and support overall well-being. Prioritizing a well-rested mind contributes to enhanced productivity, memory consolidation, and reduced mental tension.

Time Management: Developing effective time management skills is crucial for a well-rounded study routine. Creating a study schedule, allocating specific time blocks for each subject, and balancing study with breaks and leisure activities prevent burnout. Minimizing distractions, such as excessive smartphone use and social media, fosters a healthy balance between social engagement and study time.

Stress Management: Managing stress is integral to success in competitive exams like CUET. While some stress is normal and motivating, excessive stress can hinder performance. Incorporate stress-reduction techniques like meditation, deep breathing, yoga, or mindfulness into the routine. Short breaks between study sessions prevent burnout and enhance concentration.

Stay Motivated: Long-term motivation is essential for sustained preparation. Visualize success, set realistic goals, and establish a reward system for achieving milestones. Positive affirmations, belief in one's abilities, and exposure to success stories from others can boost motivation throughout the preparation journey.

Conclusion: Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not merely a short-term strategy but a foundational commitment to success in the CUET and beyond. Prioritizing physical and mental well-being ensures that students are better equipped to face the challenges of intensive study, leading to a more fulfilling and balanced life. The key is to find a personalized balance that supports effective CUET preparation while nurturing overall health. In essence, a healthy routine becomes the cornerstone of both academic success and long-term well-being.

Q: How can EDUPREPARATOR help me in preparing for CUET 2024 ?

A: EDUPREPARATOR stands out as the leading coaching center for CUET preparation in Delhi, with an impressive track record of achieving 100% results since the inception of the CUET. The center takes pride in a distinguished list of 100 Percentilers, including accomplished individuals like Preal Chauhan, Saakhi Dewan, Kushagra Verma, Parteek Srivastav, Jahanvi Sharma, Priyadashi, and others, who have secured admissions into prestigious Delhi University colleges such as Lady Shri Ram, St. Stephens, SRCC, and Daulat Ram across various honors courses.

EDUPREPARATOR provides a comprehensive program covering all aspects of the CUET, spanning from General English to specialized domains like Humanities, Commerce, Science, and the crucial General Test. Their preparation model is designed to cater to the diverse needs of students, with options available both online and at their centers located in Ashok Vihar, Patel Nagar, and Noida.

The institute is especially renowned for its esteemed faculty, featuring experts like Nikhil Sareen for Geography and Political Science, Sanya for Psychology, and Arun Gupta for Economics at the forefront. Other notable educators include Jose Mathew and Nayab for History, Sanjeev Jain for Business Studies, Kanwal Arora for Physics, Aalok Kumar for Chemistry, Abha for Biology, Kanishk for Mathematics, Chaitan Sharma for Accountancy, and the English Language team of Lalli Mathew and Rishabh Saini.

Guided by this expert team, known for delivering top-notch teaching and personalized attention, EDUPREPARATOR has become synonymous with excellence in CUET coaching.

Q: What additional support does EDUPREPARATOR provide for CUET 2024 aspirants?

A:: To ensure a comprehensive and efficient preparation for CUET UG 2024, a nuanced grasp of the syllabus is crucial. EDUPREPARATOR, recognized as a leading offline and online coaching institute, stands out with its innovative online platform. The cutting-edge Learning Management System (LMS) utilizes artificial intelligence to deliver a customized and adaptive learning experience tailored to the individual pace and performance of each student.

Students are furnished with personal login credentials, providing exclusive access to a range of digital resources. This includes live interactive classes for immediate doubt resolution and the creation of a dynamic learning environment. The extensive array of mock tests and a comprehensive library of recorded sessions enable students to study at their convenience and revisit challenging topics as needed.

EDUPREPARATOR's interactive online platform facilitates active engagement with the curriculum and educators, bridging the gap between traditional and digital learning. Beyond academic resources, EDUPREPARATOR's online support extends throughout the entire CUET application process. It includes one-on-one counseling sessions, detailed guidance on form-filling, and strategic insights for college selection.

EDUPREPARATOR excels in seamlessly combining academic rigor with the flexibility of online learning, positioning itself as the top choice for students seeking a comprehensive online preparation for CUET UG 2024.


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